Melanie Stimmell is an internationally recognized street painter, working with clients in Turkey, Holland, Canada, and throughout the US. Stimmell is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and the only woman to have won the title of 'Maestro' and several Gold Medals both in Italy and Germany. Born and raised in LA, she graduated with honors from Art Center College of Design. She began her career as a Lead Technical Director for the feature film 'South Park'...Bigger, Longer, and Uncut.' She then joined the crew of the very popular 'South Park' series where she worked for 7 years. Leaving the entertainment industry to follow her passion and paint full time, Stimmell has found her voice in street painting and figurative art showing in galleries throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.